Olango barangay’s ‘Baliw Baliw’ festival draws in more visitors

Norman V. Mendoza 05/30/2018

Men wearing women’s dresses, bringing kittens and frogs caught in a fishnet, some men trying to pit a duck and a cat to fight, and even a cross-dressing man displaying a big male organ made of wood.…

Festival of Eskrima Kali Arnis this weekend

Glendale G. Rosal 04/05/2018

AROUND 40 of the best eskrima grandmasters (GM) in the world will converge at the SM Seaside City Cebu this weekend for the first Festival of Eskrima Kali Arnis that will be hosted by the world-renowned Doce…

Tribu Kandaya, Sinulog Festival Queen to represent in Aliwan Festival

Morexette Erram 03/28/2018

Tribu Kandaya from Daanbantayan and Sinulog Festival Queen 2018 Sheila Mae Reborata of Talisay City will represent Cebu for this year’s Aliwan Festival, dubbed as the country’s ‘mother of festivals’. This was confirmed by Jess Dela Cruz,…

CFA sends four teams to Football Festival in San Carlos City

Mars Alison 03/15/2018

THE CEBU Football Association (CFA) will be sending four teams to the 2018 Regional Festival of Football (FOF), which will kick off today at the San Julio Football Field in San Carlos City, Negros Occidental. The FOF…

Sinulog Festival to receive award in Korea

Inna Gian D. Mejia 02/27/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is heading to Seoul in South Korea to attend the 6th Korea Festival Contents Grand Prix for the Asia Popularity Festival Award. Osmeña will be in Soul until February 28, where the…

Movie about boxing leads winners of Sinulog Film Festival

Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 02/12/2018

A STORY about a boxer who finds the meaning of life through boxing won Best Short Film in this year’s Sinulog Film Festival. The film “Ginhawa” directed by Christian Paolo Lat also won the Best Editing, Best…

Street dancing in Paknaan Silhig Festival

Norman V. Mendoza 02/11/2018

EIGHT clusters of dancing contingents joined the street dancing contest included in the 7th Paknaan Silhig Festival of Barangay Paknaan, Mandaue City on Sunday. The contingents were clad in colorful costumes that highlighted the “Silhig Lanut” or…

Crowd favorite wins Olango’s Sinulog festival

Norman V. Mendoza 02/07/2018

Crowd favorite Nemesian Dance Theater took home the top prize of Olango Island’s Sinulog Street Dancing and Ritual Showdown held last Sunday at the vacant lot of St. Agustin church in Barangay Sta. Rosa. The 75-member contingent…

Showing of Sinulog Film Festival entries Jan.30-Feb. 2 at Museo Sugbo

Mich Padayhag 02/01/2018

THE SINULOG Film Festival now has a wider audience, so a Cebuano filmmaker’s next campaign is to encourage producers to create Cebuano full-length films. Ronaldo S. Tan, chairman of the Sinulog Film Festival observed how films produced…

Trash-filled festival

Malou Guanzon Apalisok 01/22/2018

The mammoth crowd that attended the Sinulog Grand Parade and Mardi Gras including devotees who flocked to the Basilica del Santo Niño last Sunday was estimated at two million. That is one million more compared to last…

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